Frequently Asked Questions

What is is the official provider of boat license education courses in the United States, approved by NASBLA, the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators. We strive to provide quality course content aimed at helping you prepare for your boating exam. Learn with us, take the exam with us, and start boating!
Is a recognized boating safety organization?
Yes we are! All course materials, questions, and exams have been officially approved by NASBLA, the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators and the respective state or provincial body.
What will I learn in the Course? offers all the educational information needed to help you to obtain your boating license and more importantly, to practice safe boating. Key topics include:
  • Boating rules and regulations
  • Safe operation of your boat and ensuring passenger safety
  • Boat terms and how to properly equip your boat
  • Identifying and understanding navigational signs and symbols
  • Emergency response
If I pass the boat test through the website, do I get my official boating license for my state or province?
Yes! We are an accredited boating license provider. When you pass our course and final exam, upon payment, you will immediately receive a temporary license. Within a few weeks, you will receive your official boating license in the mail.
How many times can I take the exam?
You may take the exam as many times as needed in order to pass. However we encourage proper study habits, including re-visiting the course materials if you do not pass the first time. We want you to pass, and be able to practice safe boating!
How much is the Online Exam? charges a standard fee for the exam, as outlined in each state and provincial page of the website. The cost includes a temporary license that can be printed immediately after you pass your exam. It also includes your permanent boating license that will arrive in the mail within a few weeks.
After passing the course and exam, how do I get a temporary license before I get the official boating license card in the mail?
After you pass the course and exam, you can print your temporary license card. Use the temporary license card until you receive your permanent card in the mail in a few weeks.